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PFAS In Food Testing Services

Category Press Release
Publish Date 6/29/2023
Author Gabrielle Cataldi
Title EMSL Analytical, Inc. Offers Comprehensive Testing Solutions for PFAS Contamination in Food
Introduction EMSL Analytical offers water testing to detect PFAS and other chemicals to protect the public, workers and the environment from chemical pollutants.

Cinnaminson, New Jersey, June 29, 2023

EMSL Analytical, Inc., is addressing growing concerns about per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in food by offering advanced testing solutions to identify and quantify some of these significant harmful compounds. PFAS are a group of man-made chemicals widely used in various industrial applications and consumer products, known for their persistence in the environment and potential adverse health effects.

PFAS contamination in food has become a significant public health concern, as these chemicals could accumulate in the food chain. From manufacturing processes to packaging materials, PFAS can find their way into our meals, presenting a potential risk to human health. Recent studies have shown that exposure to PFAS may lead to adverse effects on the immune system, hormone regulation, and other vital functions.

To address this issue, EMSL Analytical, Inc. provides cutting-edge testing methods to detect and quantify PFAS levels in food samples. Leveraging state-of-the-art instrumentation and a team of experienced scientists, EMSL offers a comprehensive range of testing services to ensure accurate and reliable results. These tests can identify up to 20 different PFAS compounds, including PFNA, PFOA, PFOS, GenX, and many other significant PFAS compounds.

"We understand the increasing concern surrounding PFAS contamination in food, and our laboratory is dedicated to providing the necessary tools to safeguard public health," said Joseph Frasca, Vice President of Marketing, "By offering advanced testing methods, we can help food producers, regulators, and consumers make informed decisions and take proactive steps to mitigate potential risks associated with PFAS exposure."

EMSL's testing capabilities for PFAS in food enable quick and accurate analysis, providing critical information to ensure food safety and compliance with regulatory standards. To learn more our PFAS testing services and how we can help protect the food supply chain, please visit www.EMSL.com or call us at (800) 220-3675.


About EMSL Analytical, Inc.

EMSL Analytical is one of the leading testing laboratories with locations throughout the United States and Canada. EMSL is a nationally recognized and locally focused provider specializing in fast laboratory results for mold, bacteria, Legionella, USP <797>, pathogens, asbestos, lead, soot, char & ash from fires, VOCs, odors, radon, formaldehyde, indoor air quality, microbiology, environmental, industrial hygiene, radiological, food, beverage & consumer products and material testing services for the identification of unknown substances. EMSL services both professionals and the general public. EMSL maintains an extensive list of accreditations from leading organizations as well as state and federal regulating bodies including, but not limited to A2LA, AIHA LAP, LLC. (AIHA EMLAP, AIHA IHLAP, AIHA ELLAP), NVLAP, CDC ELITE, CPSC, CA ELAP, NY ELAP, TX DOH, NJDEP and multiple other state accrediting agencies. Please visit our website at www.EMSL.com for a complete listing of accreditations. In addition, EMSL carries a wide range of Sampling Equipment and Investigative Products for environmental professionals.

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